|Neighbourhood in Asansol|
|Elevation||75 m (246 ft)|
|Demonym(s)||Asansolians / Asansolites/ Asansolbashi|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Asansol|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Asansol Dakshin|
Burnpur is located at . It has an average elevation of 75 metres (249 feet).
Asansol is composed of undulating laterite region. This area lies between two mighty rivers – the Damodar and the Ajay. They flow almost parallel to each other in the region – the average distance between the two rivers is around 30 km. For ages the area was heavily forested and infested with plunderers and marauders. The discovery of coal led to industrialisation of the area and most of the forests have been cleared.
- History of The Indian Iron and Steel Co. Ltd. by Dr. N.R.Srinivasan
- SAIL News published by Steel Authority of India Limited.
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- PIB Release - It gives Prime Minister’s speech during the foundation stone laying for IISCO modernisation.
- Wikimapia Satellite view – Hirapur is the police station for Burnpur.